The closest thing on Earth to Mars

The Concordia research station in Antarctica is Earth’s closest analogue to long-term space missions, making it home to scientists from the European Space Agency. Their eventual goal? A manned mission to Mars.


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Underwater drones map algae beneath Antarctic ice

Although the surface of Antarctica is almost completely white, a field of green and brown algae clings to the underside of the sea ice around the frozen continent

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